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The Floating World Revealed-Ukiyo-e Paintings and Prints

December 7, 2002 – May 26, 2003

Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Location: Galleries 6 & 7

This exhibition, on view in 2 rotations, features 15 paintings and 32 woodblock prints from the entertainment and theater districts, and pleasure quarters of Japan's great cities during the Edo period (1615-1868). Of particular note are works by Kitagawa Utamaro, Sharaku, Katsuchika Hokusai, and Utagawa Hiroshige.